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Clarksville Foundry to Be Featured on WNPT’s Tennessee Crossroads

 

Clarksville Foundry IncClarksville, TN – Clarksville Foundry, one of Clarksville’s oldest businesses and one of the oldest operating foundries in the United States, will be featured on Nashville Public Television’s “Tennessee Crossroads” program.

The program will air on WNPT Channel 8 on Thursday, May 10th at 7:00pm and Sunday, May 13th at 10:00am.

Charlie Foust, president of Clarksville Foundry, will appear on a segment of Tennessee Crossroads airing on May 10th at 7:00pm and May 13th at 10:00am on WNPT Channel 8.

Charlie Foust, president of Clarksville Foundry, will appear on a segment of Tennessee Crossroads airing on May 10th at 7:00pm and May 13th at 10:00am on WNPT Channel 8.

The segment was taped at Clarksville Foundry and includes an interview with company president Charlie Foust and producer Ken Wilshire. The Foust family has owned and operated Clarksville Foundry for 100 years of the company’s 165 year history. Charlie Foust is the third generation of his family to head the business and has led the company for over 30 years.

On May 8th, Foust will be installed as the 2012-13 Chairman of the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce.

“Tennessee Crossroads” has been on the air for 20 years. According to the NPT website, the show “travels the highways and byways of Tennessee, highlighting the personalities, crafts, places, foods and events that make Tennessee special and its character unique.”

About the Clarksville Foundry

Location Clarksville, Tennessee
Founded 1847
President Charles Foust Jr. – 1981-Present
Past-Presidents Charles Foust Sr. – 1977-1981

George Foust – 1966-1977(Brother to Charles Sr.)

Thomas B. (T.B.) Foust – 1912-1966 (Father of Charles Sr. and George)

 

Utilizing up-to-date technology, Clarksville Foundry provides turnkey services that take a project from concept through interpretation of engineering drawings, on to pattern construction, the production of molds, to the casting of parts in any variety of iron alloys. The diversity of their products ranges from the reproduction of architectural items to modern industrial components.

Their long history gives them an uncommon combination of experience and versatility, making them one of the most unique foundries in operation today.

For more information, visit their website at www.clarksvillefoundry.com


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